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Can I create an app in the app console programatically on behalf o user?

Can I create an app in the app console programatically on behalf o user?

namiqismayil
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Hi,

I am developing an outlook add-in that will have Dropbox Chooser implementation in it.

To use the Dropbox Chooser, the user needs an app key to pass to 

Dropbox.choose(options);

 My question is, to give the user a better experience, can I create the app on behalf of the user ( after authentication) and retrieve the app key to use on my code?

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Re: Can I create an app in the app console programatically on behalf o user?

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Dropbox doesn't offer a way to programmatically create new apps. You shouldn't have to do so anyway. When building an app, you as the developer should just register the app once, and then use the resulting app key in your app, for all users. The app key only identifies the app, and can be used to connect to any number of different end-users.

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Re: Can I create an app in the app console programatically on behalf o user?

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Dropbox doesn't offer a way to programmatically create new apps. You shouldn't have to do so anyway. When building an app, you as the developer should just register the app once, and then use the resulting app key in your app, for all users. The app key only identifies the app, and can be used to connect to any number of different end-users.

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